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Doug Peterson
Doug Peterson

NY Times, Sun, May 15, 2022 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 63
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Across
1
Struggle to swallow egg salad ingredient (6) : VEGGIE
4
Door, cans, bananas: movie props? (5,3) : OSCARNOD
10
Conservative Tea Party figure's idle gossip (7) : CHATTER
11
Trim edges off tunic for medium school outfit (7) : UNIFORM
12
They won't shut up vacant unit seized by drunken hoodlums (10) : LOUDMOUTHS
13
Finish off factory blueprint (4) : PLAN
15
Mature prosecutors concealing no underlying motives (7) : AGENDAS
17
Spurs center's first to leave parties (7) : AROUSES
19
Choose sun god for Sophocles play (7) : ELECTRA
21
Yoko is wearing Kardashian's Japanese robes (7) : KIMONOS
23
Run out of widely popular perfume bottle (4) : VIAL
24
Pleasant doctor bores panel (10) : PERSONABLE
27
New cosplay style from the West Indies (7) : CALYPSO
28
Fluid seeped back to scuba diving locale (4,3) : DEEPSEA
29
African land bird nested in broken-down boat (8) : BOTSWANA
30
Doctor you get finally to sober up (3,3) : DRYOUT
Down
1
Waffle turned up in Metallica video (9) : VACILLATE
2
Small particle, for example, collected from the moon and returned (7) : GRANULE
3
Cow I'd given to close friend (10) : INTIMIDATE
5
Cartoon show's animation frames no longer fashionable and hot (5,4) : SOUTHPARK
6
Running back touchdown score, a turning point (4) : AXIS
7
Chicken soup ingredient: beans (7) : NOODLES
8
Made money lying about underworld figure (5) : DEMON
9
German woman's criminal trickery is curtailed (4) : FRAU
14
Ordinary honey sounds appropriate (10) : COMMANDEER
16
Look daggers at celebrity Asner on Oprah's network (5,4) : STAREDOWN
18
Whoopi Goldberg movie cast tries dancing (6,3) : SISTERACT
20
McCartney wearing casual shirt, brought back shoulder decoration (7) : EPAULET
22
Snack maker's bacon is atrocious (7) : NABISCO
23
Start to object after five hack English teacher's word list (5) : VOCAB
25
Editor is backing team (4) : SIDE
26
Discharge head of special seat of worship (4) : SPEW
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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